Working Environment
Working environment

Career path

Each profession has different roles and career paths.
Based on an example of each type of job, the diverse NOMURA employees
Introducing our growth story.

1st year
New employee

As a member of NOMURA, you will gain an understanding of the company and the basics of business.

2nd to 3rd
year
Support from senior employees

Being entrusted with various projects regardless of size while being followed by superiors and senior employees

4th to 7th
year
stand alone

You will be solely in charge of a project, and start to play an important role in larger projects

8th to 12th
year
Project
manager
Management
(managerial position)

We will demonstrate each skill and play an active role in the development of new projects and as the main person in charge of large projects.

Sales positions
Director position
Designer position
Planning positions
1st year after joining the company
Around the time when your knowledge of work in this industry has increased a little

You will be assigned to a work site for a certain period of time, giving you experience of how spaces are created before your eyes.
You will learn about manufacturing through the work site.
You will be utterly bewildered by the world into which you have been plunged for the first time and its technical terms...
Over the course of a year, you will finally start to understand the industry little by little.

2 to 3 years after joining the company
When you feel the excitement when your own project takes shape

You will be assigned to your department, and accompany your boss to meetings with the customer (client).
You will participate in both major and minor projects while receiving support from your boss and senior employees.
The number of people involved, both inside and outside the company, will increase rapidly.

4 to 7 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are entrusted with a project

You will be responsible for a project on your own during your 3rd year, or as early as your 2nd year. However, most people will start to work on projects that they are single-handedly responsible for during this time.
While receiving support from your boss and superiors,
you will also begin to play an important role in major projects.
The number of junior employees around you will increase, and there will be more frequent situations in which you provide advice and support as their senior.

8 to 12 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are working as the main person in charge of each project

You will be working as a project team leader.
You will have your own customers (clients), and be left with the task of creating new jobs and working as the leader of a major project.
You will be able to apply your own personality and field of expertise to projects, in addition to the basic knowledge of jobs learnt from past projects.
Around the time when some people take on managerial positions.

1st year after joining the company
Around the time when your knowledge of work in this industry has increased a little

You will be assigned to the work site and support your boss and seniors, giving you experience of how spaces are created before your eyes.
You will study various processes and construction methods through on-site management.
Although the technical terms used at the work site will be bewildering at first, you will finally come to understand their meaning after around a year.

2 to 3 years after joining the company
Around the time when you feel excited to see the work site that you worked on take shape

As you come to understand everything about the work site, you will be entrusted with creating work schedules and placing orders for materials, etc.
You will attend meetings with customers (clients) along with your boss, and will gain more of a sense of responsibility and enjoyment in your work.

4 to 7 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are entrusted with a project

You will be responsible for a project on your own during your 3rd year, or as early as your 2nd year. However, most people will start to work as the main person in charge of a project while receiving support from their boss and superiors during this time.
You will also begin to play an important role in major projects.
From around your 4th year with the company, you will learn all duties and operations conducted by NOMURA, allowing you to proceed with work that enables you to make more decisions from the 4th year and onwards.

8 to 12 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are working as the main person in charge of each project

Around the time when you have accumulated your own specialized knowledge and experience, and begin to develop your field of expertise.
Working as a production manager and being responsible for projects.
During this time, many people leave on-site management tasks to junior employees, and work in areas of cost estimation, ordering and planning duties at the company.
Around the time when some people take on project leader roles and managerial positions.

1st year after joining the company
Around the time when your knowledge of work in this industry has increased a little

You will be assigned to a work site for a certain period of time, giving you experience of how spaces are created before your eyes.
You will come to understand that spaces require the hard work and wisdom of the many people involved in design and construction to take shape.

2 to 3 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are excited to see what you have drawn take shape

You will be assigned to your department, where you will participate in brainstorming sessions with your boss and work hard to create planning documents and drawings.
You can incorporate your own ideas while working under the direction of your boss. Around the time when you are excited to see what you have drawn take shape, You will attend meetings with customers (clients) along with your boss.

4 to 7 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are entrusted with a project

You will be responsible for a project on your own during your 3rd year, or as early as your 2nd year. However, most people will start to work on projects that they are single-handedly responsible for during this time.
While receiving support from your boss and superiors,
you will also begin to play an important role in major projects.
Around the time when you have more direct communication with customers (clients), and your enjoyment for the work increases but you must also confront difficult aspects of the job.

8 to 12 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are working as the main person in charge of each project

Around the time when each person’s attributes and abilities are known within the company, and work starts to be assigned to certain individuals.
You will be working as a project team design leader. This is also around the time when customers (clients) begin to specifically request you to work on their projects.

1st year after joining the company
Around the time when you are known as “a person who gives shape to plans while working together with others”

You will be assigned to a work site for a certain period of time, giving you experience of how spaces are created before your eyes.
You will come to understand that spatial planning requires the hard work and wisdom of the many people involved in design and construction to take shape.
It is not just planning, it is the true pleasure brought about by working in “spatial planning”.

2 to 3 years after joining the company
When I was involved in the work of various projects

You will be assigned to your department, where you will take up the challenge of working in various fields under the supervision of senior employees.
You may feel at a loss sometimes because the “planner” that you imagined being still feels far away in terms of producing ideas, conducting simple research, and creating documents. However, you will feel that you have grown through ideas you have been able to produce, and feel rewarded by taking some responsibility during presentations to customers (clients) as well as come to understand the importance of the detailed work for which you are responsible.

4 to 7 years after joining the company
Around the time when you can see an “image of the planner you want to be”

You will be responsible for a project on your own during your 3rd year, or as early as your 2nd year. However, most people will start to work on tasks for which they are the main person in charge during this time.
This is around the time when you start to gradually know your own field of expertise and favorite area of the business from the extensive work experience gained in your second and third year, and you will perform well in the job while maintaining a feeling of excitement.
Opportunities to become involved in complex projects and associated challenging tasks will increase. You will face difficulties but there will be more opportunities and enjoyment as you become involved in work that interests you.
You will also begin to play an important role in major projects.

8 to 12 years after joining the company
Around the time when you are working as the main person in charge of each project

Around the time when you accumulate specialized knowledge in the field of your expertise, and begin to gain more confidence.
At the stage when each person’s attributes and abilities are known within the company, and work starts to be assigned to certain individuals.
You will be working as a project team planner leader.
Around the time when customers (clients) begin to request you to work on their projects.
More members of the NOMURA sales team and customers (clients) will approach you and say things like “I feel comfortable asking you about this” and “I’d like to get your opinion on something”.

Various training systems

Initiation Ceremony/Training

Initiation Ceremony/Training

There is about 3 weeks of pre-training for assignment.
In the training, employees deepen their understanding of the company's philosophy and business, and learn about the behavior expected of a member of the organization.
In the first year, regardless of job type, you will be assigned to a "director (production management) position" for a period of six months to one year, during which you will learn the basics of manufacturing. (The assignment period and timing vary depending on the job type)

OJT new employee training system

OJT new employee training system

Each new employee will be assigned a trainer (trainer) for each job and site, who will provide consultation on business management and company life in general, and support the transition and growth from a student to a working adult.

Follow-up training

Follow-up training

After being assigned to the workplace, group training is held in July, December, and February.
You will review your daily work and learn the knowledge and techniques necessary to promote your work.
In addition, for the purpose of acquiring knowledge related to work, we aim to acquire the qualifications specified for each job type.

Human resource development

National certification - qualification support system

National certification - qualification support system

NOMURA provides support to people who want to acquire qualifications through open application and selection in the form of tuition fees, examination fees, and license fees.
For example, we provide support to people studying to be architects and commercial space designers by paying for tuition costs at a NOMURA-designated preparatory school or for correspondence education as well as the examination fees. We also cover the full amount or half of the registration fee required for the qualification, although the amount covered for this fee may vary.

Support for self-development

Support for self-development

We provide support in the form of incentives for qualified people based on each of their qualifications.

In-house system and employee benefits

テレワーク・フレックス制度、育児・介護における時短勤務制度

Flextime/shorter working hours system

We have introduced monthly flex time without core time.
You can adjust your own arrival and departure times while adjusting your work to meet the prescribed time on a monthly basis.
It is necessary to share in advance with superiors and members who work together, but by using this system, it is possible to make personal adjustments without taking leave.

Promoting women's participation and advancement in the workplace

Promotion of telecommuting

We are working to improve the ease of work, such as by contracting more than 150 satellite offices, mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area, and promoting telecommuting and remote meetings.

テレワーク・フレックス制度、育児・介護における時短勤務制度

Promoting women's participation and advancement in the workplace

We are working to create an environment where it is easy for women to work and play an active role, and in September 2021, we received the “Eruboshi” certification (three stars) from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare as an excellent company based on the “Act on Promotion of Women’s Participation and Advancement in the Workplace.” Certified.

Promoting women's participation and advancement in the workplace

Child care support

Every spring, we hold seminars for employees returning from childcare leave to support childbirth, childcare, and nursing care. In the past few years, 96% of employees have returned to work after maternity or childcare leave. Furthermore, we have distributed a Handbook for Supporting Work-Nursing Care Balance and held seminars to improve the working environment for childcare and nursing care. increase.
Of course, we also encourage men to take childcare leave.

Efforts of NOMURA

Kurumin System

Kurumin System

Acquired certification from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare as a “childcare support company”

"Eruboshi" 3-star certification

"Eruboshi" 3-star certification

Acquired 3-star certification as an excellent company in terms of promoting the active participation of women

Our offices

RE/SP2 (Reset Space 2)

RE/SP and RE/SP2 are spaces where each of our employees can “reset” their mind, body and skills, and conduct R&D experiments aimed at creating new value.
*RE/SP (reset space) Mainly showcasing the RE/SP2, which opened in March 2021.

RE/SP

There are as many individualities as there areUNIQUE PARK employees.

This is a place that feels like a park that can be used freely by all NOMURA Group employees.
Rather than defining on how the park should be used, it has infinite potential depending on the people who use it.
RE/SP2 becomes a vessel that accepts the diverse personalities of our employees.

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Food & Drink Area

A unique and healthy dining experience!
UNIQUE / FOOD / SELECTION

This UNIQUE / FOOD / SELECTION offers a variety of healthy and delicious meals from vending machines, and we have collaborated with outside partners to create a system in which people can actively select (1) the meal, (2) the plate and (3) the place to eat. This food and drink area aims to help users rediscover the joy of choosing and eating, and to make them more conscious about healthy eating habits.

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Flexible area

Anyone can use it freely!
unique flexible area

We have scattered content throughout this space so that it looks like a jumble of “work and play”, content such as tables with various features and unique private work booths, to express the fact that the space can be used freely without any specific way of using it. Our aim is to have this space be a mix of diverse scenarios by allowing it to be used freely by anyone at any time, such as for work, dining and events.

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Entrance area

Make the most of Fairwood!
The main entrance that is healed by greenery

We have two entrances in front of the elevators. This is the main entrance where we greet our customers. We have extensively used wood in this area to create a space that is pleasing to the eye.

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Seminar Area

Double cropping of space!
Seminar room for everyday use

The reason that we have set up a seminar room in this location is to enable the space to be integrated with RE/SP2 so that the space can be used effectively even when it is not being used for seminars. When this location is not being used, it can be used freely as a place for meetings, taking meals, and discussing matters with others. It is a convenient location because a resting area has been set up next to it when in use for seminars.

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